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ACS Cancer Programs FAQ Addresses Site Visit Postponements

A Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document has been developed to assist Commission on Cancer (CoC), National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) and National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC) program participants with the changes that have been put in place by the American College of Surgeons to postpone accreditation and verification site visits as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This ACS Cancer Programs Postponement FAQ is posted to the ACS Cancer Programs website and will be updated as new information is added. We will use the ACS Cancer Programs News newsletter to communicate when new versions of the FAQ are posted to the website. Please continue to send your questions to We value your participation in our accreditation programs and look forward to assisting you as we work through this crisis.